Meghan, Duchess of Sussex (born Rachel Meghan Markle; Los Angeles, California, August 4, 1981) is an American actress. She is the wife of Prince Henry, Duke of Sussex, sixth in line to the throne of the sixteen Commonwealth Kingdoms.
Meghan, as an actress, played Rachel Zane on the US legal series Suits from 2011 to 2018. In addition, she played FBI Special Agent Amy Jessup on the FOX sci-fi intrigue TV series, Fringe.
In January 2020, she and her husband announced their intention to abandon their role in the British royal family and become financially independent. As of spring 2020, the title of royal highness ceased and she and her family They ceased to be financed financially by the crown, reason for which, together with her husband, Prince Henry of Sussex, they will not return to exercise the royal functions, after the announcement made on the morning of February 19, 2021.
Early Life of Meghan Markle:
Rachel Meghan Markle was born at West Park Hospital in Canoga Park and raised in View Park-Windsor Hills, a neighborhood of Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Doria Loyce Ragland is African-American, a social worker and yoga instructor, and lives at View Park-Windsor Hills.
Her father, Thomas Wayne Markle is of British, Dutch and Irish descent, retired cinematographer, so Meghan spent her childhood on the set of Married … with Children. Her father was the winner of two Awards Emmy, in 1975 and 2011, and resides in Rosarito.
At some point, she expressed interest in going back to college and pursuing a Master’s degree in International Diplomacy. Meghan’s film career began unexpectedly when a friend of the actress gave a manager a copy of a film that Markle had made. during her college years at a party.
To keep between acting jobs, Meghan worked as a freelance calligrapher. Markle proclaimed herself a foodie, which was incorporated into her character’s personality in Suits Rachel Zane. Meghan was the founder of Tig, which she called “a focus for gourmet palates, those hungry for food, travel, beauty, and fashion”.
This project tried “to create a space to share all these loves to invite friends to share yours too and to be the breeding ground for emotions and ideas for an inspired lifestyle. The website included articles on food, travel, fashion, beauty, and influencers.
Personal Information of Meghan Markle:
Complete Name: Rachel Meghan Markle
Date of Birth: August 4, 1981
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Occupation: Actress, Activist
Zodiac Sign: Leo
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Father: Thomas W. Markle
Mother: Doria Markle (Yoga Therapist)
Siblings: Samantha Grant (Half Sister), Thomas Markle (Half Brother)
Spouse Name: Trevor Engelson (m. 2011–2013)
Children Name: Non
Relationships History: Trevor Engelson (2004-2013), Rory McIlroy (2014), Prince Harry (2016)
First Film: A Lot like Love (2005)
First TV Show: General Hospital (2002)
Height in Feet: 5′ 7″
Height in Centimeters: 170 cm
Weight in Kilogram: 59 kg
Weight in Pounds: 130 pounds
Bra Size: 34C
Cup Size: C
Dress Size: 8 (US)
Feet/ Shoe Size: 7 (US)
Body Measurements: 37-25-34
Active from: 2002-2017
Net Worth: $2.2 million
Personal Life of Meghan Markle:
She married Trevor Engelson, an American film producer on September 10, 2011, after dating since 2004. The couple separated in August 2013 citing “irreconcilable differences.”
In 2016, she began a relationship with Prince Henry, now the Duke of Sussex thanks a friend they both have in common, who arranged a blind date. On November 27, 2017, her engagement was officially announced through a television interview.
The marriage bond took place on May 19, 2018, at St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England. Thereafter she Meghan became part of the British royal family with the title of Duchess of Sussex and the treatment of Royal Highness.
On October 15, 2018, Kensington Palace confirmed the Duchess of Sussex’s first pregnancy. On May 6, 2019, she gave birth to Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor at Portland Hospital. She is seventh in the line of succession.
In November 2020, in an article in The New York Times, the Duchess explained that she had suffered a miscarriage in July of that year.
On February 14, 2021, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced that they were expecting her second child. A month later, they revealed that it was a girl in an interview with Oprah Winfrey.
Professional Life of Meghan Markle:
In 2002, Meghan got her start on television with an episode of the soap opera General Hospital. She also appeared in episodes of Century City, Cuts, Love, Inc., The War at Home, 90210, Knight Rider, Without a Trace, The Apostles, CSI: NY, The League, Castle, and Suits. Markle has also appeared in the films A Lot Like Love and El Mourning. She made her debut late in the first season of ¡Allá tú! in April 2006.
In addition to once she held the # 12 position, Markle was the incumbent model of the # 24 position. In early 2007 she left the show. She also appeared as a member of the mob and was interviewed on an episode of the game show 1 versus 100.
She appeared on Fringe as Agent Amy Jessup in the first two episodes of her second season. She moved to live in Toronto ( Canada) as from July 2011 to 2018 she played Rachel Zane on the USA television series Suits. She also appeared in two 2010 films, Get Him to the Greek and Remember Me, and another in 2011, I Want to kill my boss.16 She made a small appearance in 2012 in the short film The Candidate (seen on KQED’s public television show ImageMakers: The Company of Men) as a secretary.
In 2020, following the announcement by her and her husband to become financially independent, Meghan resumed her professional career, signing a contract with Disney.